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    Calling All Designers

    Get your needles out: JCA is looking for spring/summer designs for the upcoming 2008 season. The deadline is June 15th and we’re looking for garments and accessories for men, women and children. We’d love to see some crochet, too. Interested? Drop me a comment and I’ll email you the mailing address.

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    Sewn Bind Off

    Since there is an unprecedented amount of viewers here today thanks to Stephanie, I think it’s a good time to talk about binding off. Some knitters know and use oodles of techniques for casting on and binding off (Montse Stanley lists 40 COs and 19 BOs on her Knitter’s Handbook), but I only use a few on a regular basis.

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    The cover’s finally on Amazon!

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    13 Questions – Lucy Neatby

    I’ve been a fan of Lucy Neatby’s work for years and I’m more than a little star struck around her. Last month, she came to Montreal to teach a workshop and while I couldn’t attend, we did spend a day gallery and yarn store hopping. She also agreed to answer a bunch of questions… 1. Childhood ambition? I do distinctly

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    Jean’s New Socks

    Plain socks worked toe up in Opal Hundertwasser. I really like knitting socks this way: they look just like traditional socks but there are virtually no holes anywhere such as are often found in top down socks. And there’s no danger of running out of yarn, of course, There were a couple of false starts for these: my father in

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